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Brunei - Sarawak - Sabah

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THE EXTENSIVE TOUR

 

Day 1 Arrive Bandar Seri Begawan
Stay in Hotel and city tour.

Day 2 Mangrove Island National Park

Morning by boat going to Selirong Island. Th half hour ride in open speed boat is fun. We pass the water village and cruise the island channels and reach after ½ hour the islands visitor center. From here we walk on comfortable walkways through the mangrove forest.
 Monkeys and flying lemurs, birds, semi aquatic animals, mudskippers, crabs and the like. But most weird are the roots of the mangrove,  which hold the tree in the soft grounds.
Lunch in the forestry headquarters. Visit to Kampong Air and return to the hotel. Visit of the night market.

Day 3  Miri-Mulu
By car/bus drive to Miri Sarawak(Malaysia). Depart to Mulu National Park(the biggest cave passage in the world) by aeroplane. Stay 2 nights in the headquarters chalets.

 

Day 4 Mulu Cave
Walk to Deer cave and Lang cave after breakfast 3 km on plank walkways. Listen to the rainforest, see flora and fauna along the way. Late afternoon we likely will see million of bats flying out of the Deer cave in search for the evening meal.

Day 5 Mulu cave
After breakfast, by boat/walking  to Wind cave and Clear water cave. Stop on the way to Punan resettlement house. Swim in the clear water pool before continuing for our first jungle trekking to Camp 5.

Day 6 Stay in Camp 5
Early morning climbing the pinnacle for the fit one. And for the one who just want to enjoy the jungle, can walk through the swamp rainforest with our guide. See some pitcher plants and rare orchids.

Day 7 Jungle trekking
After breakfast start our jungle trekking from camp5 through the head hunter trail to Kuala Tarikan. Continue our journey by boat to Kuala Madalam long house. Over night in the long house.

Day 8 Limbang
By boat via the Limbang river we reach Kuala Mendamit. Then by car to Limbang town. Stay in the Hotel.
 
Day 9 Tenom (Sabah)
After breakfast with car/bus going to Beaufort. Then with the local train through the Badas river going to Tenom. The night we stay in the 3 star hotel.


Day 10 Kota Kinabalu Park.
Our first stop in the morning going to Tenom Agriculture station. Here we can see different type of orchids, Medicinal plant, Spices, Crops museum. It is one of the highlights of the tour.
Then we continue our journey through the Keningau valley up north, passing rice fields on both sides and small picturesque settlements until we reach Mt. Kinabalu National Park for our overnight stay.

Day 11 Kinabalu Mountain
The fit among us will scale Mt. Kinablu , 4095 m high.
He is the highest Mountain between the Himalayas and the snow Mountain of Papua Barat. We start our trekking at 1,800m through different types of forest starting with mountain rainforest through bamboo and conifer, later oak trees all crippled, due to the harsh climate conditions. An arm thick stem might be already 100 years old.
Overnight stay at Laban Rata/Gunting Lagadan at 3,300m high.

Day 12 Kinabalu Mountain-Poring Hot spring

At 4am we start our trekking to the summit of the mountain, reaching Low’s Peak 4,095.2m to see the sun rise. Then back to our resting hut Laban Rata/Gunting Lagadan for breakfast before walking down to the power station at 1,800m.
By car/bus continue our journey to Poring Hot spring and stay in the Hostel. 1/2 hour  drive. Overnight in pouring hot springs. We have  chance to rest our self in hot natural spring water to relax joints and muscles.

Note: If you do not like to climb the mountain an alternative excursion is arranged.

Day 13 To Sandakan
In the morning we begin our journey with car/bus to Sandakan. We cross Sabah from West to East.
On the way we will see the interior of Sabah.Lots of plantations. Late afternoon we reach Sandakan and stay in the Hotel.
 


Day 14 Sandakan
Early morning we visit the wet market. Then after breakfast going to the Orang Utan rehabilitation centre. See these kind creatures at close range By car/bus we continue our journey to the Labuk Bay to see the proboscis monkey. This monkey has one of the most unusual appearances of the leaf eating monkeys of the family Cercopithecidae, found only in the island of Borneo. Sometime we will also have the opportunity to see the silver Leaf monkey, close to 30 ft. Late afternoon going back to Hotel. Excellent opportunity to film and photo.
Back to our hotel. On the way we visit a Buddah temple with a spectacular view over the Sandakan bay.

Day 15 Kota Kinabalu – Manukan Island
Morning depart to Kota Kinabalu by flight. Check in into our hotel. Afternoon we have chance for shopping and explore the market and fine cafes/restaurants along the shoreline.

 
Day 16
We transfer early morning to island Manukan for a final relaxed day on the beach with crystal clear water. Snorkeling and scuba diving  is optional.
Late afternoon going back to the Hotel in Kota Kinabalu.

Day 17 Departure to Brunei and your destination
 
Price: US$ 2550.00

 

 

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